Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Sugar confectionary market expected to continue steady growth through 2022

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Growth in the retail market, new products and innovative flavors are among the forces expected to drive global demand for sugar confectioneries in coming years, according to a report by Allied Market Research. The report cites healthy ingredients and an increase in gifting of...

Lucky Charms

Despite a drop in sales for certain stalwart brands, healthier products are on the rise

Twix ad

New campaign pits the two sides against each other by giving each its own packaging

MCLEAN, Va. -- Mars Chocolate North America's Twix brand has unveiled a new riff on its ongoing marketing campaign, pitting the Left Twix against the Right Twix by giving each "side" its own unique package. Fans of the chocolate candy bar will have to "deSide" which bar they prefer. "For everyone...

Participants grew distribution and added products, staff during six-month program
food aisle

In a challenging year, four top companies saw brand value decline in 2016

Duke's Meat Snacks and Bigs Seeds will join portfolio already stocked by Slim Jim and David Seeds.
7-Eleven Trolli Sour Brite Sloth gummies/Trolli Pineapple Lime Slurpee

Convenience-store chain teams up with Trolli on 'weird' new treats

Hershey Easter candy
Chocolate maker offers new varieties, spring-inspired packaging
The Real Coconut

Chips, meat snacks, oatmeal and more from the annual trade show

Terra chips

The company featuring more than 75 new products across all its brands at Natural Products Expo West